Hashan Cooray | Best of 2019

ARTRA Magazine November 2019

ARTRA celebrates artist Hashan Cooray for his interpretation and expression for society’s darker reality, absent of the sugar-coated perspectives and his unyielding capacity to portray opinions magnificently through silhouettes and figures, objects and indecipherable visual works. His journey in visual art began simultaneously with his career in the field of advertising, leading him to discover the expansive dimensions of art. Currently represented by Saskia Fernando Gallery, and employed at Leo Burnett, Hashan’s work can be interpreted as a dissonance to art representing visions of beauty and splendour but striving to depict the unuttered, often inaccurately honeyed concepts of the truth.

 

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November 27, 2019